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DODDBHH Advisory Council Members and Staff Contact Information

A 13-member citizens Advisory Council of which a minimum of seven must be Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing, appointed by the Governor, and serving for a term of three years.

Updated October 2022

 

Members

 

Jill Gaus, Jackson, Chair 

Represents Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term expires 1/18/24

 

Gerid Adams, Wyoming

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons 

Term expires 1/18/25 

 

Louis Bailey, Detroit

Represents Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term expires 1/18/24

 

Susan Caudell, Westland

Represents Individuals Knowledgable in the Field of Deafness

Term expires 1/18/25 

 

Hannah Johnson, Grand Rapids

Represents Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term expires 1/18/24

 

Shayla Griffin, Detroit

Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness

Term expires 1/18/23

 

Terri K. Gordinier, Ann Arbor

Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness

Term expires 1/18/24

 

Liliana Herbstreith, Howell

Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness

Term expires 1/18/23

 

Sarah Hein, Rochester Hills

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons 

Term expires 1/18/23

 
Christopher Hunter, Holt

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons 

Term expires 1/18/25 

 

Kathleen L. Johnston-Calati, Lansing 

Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness 

Term expires 1/18/23

 

Jumana Salamey, Dearborn

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term Expires 1/18/23

 

Matthew Stephens, Ypsilanti

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term Expires 1/18/24

 

Staff

Annie Urasky, Division Director 
Alayna Lail, DDBHH Liaison

Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing
Cadillac Place, 3054 W. Grand Boulevard, Suite 3-600
Detroit, MI 48202
VP: 313-437-7035
Fax: 517-241-3963
Email: DODDBHH@Michigan.gov